Dakota State University, established in 1881, is a public university located in Madison, South Dakota. It houses over 2,700 undergraduate students, and a 20-acre rural campus. Its technology-centered focus is echoed by its tongue-in-cheek motto: “Technically, we’re better”! The university’s offerings include a ton of great clubs, from Animation, Anime to Paintball. Its residence life, Trojans sports teams and study away programs guarantee safe and well-planned opportunities to explore different interests and cultures. Notable DSU alumni include former American college football coach Pat Behrns and Republican South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs. SDU, with its lively campus life and programs, offers strong technical and research-based academic opportunities.